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Major General James Wolfe, commander in chief of his majesty's forces in the expedition against Quebec / H. Smith Esqr. pinxt. ; C. Spooner fecit.

Major General James Wolfe, commander in chief of his majesty's forces ...

Print shows James Wolfe, half-length portrait, left porfile, wearing military uniform.

Sir William Johnson, Major General of the English forces in America / T. Adams, delin.; Spooner, fecit.

Sir William Johnson, Major General of the English forces in America / ...

Print shows three-quarter length portrait of Sir William Johnson, with his arm resting on a cannon muzzle and holding a baton.

[The ruins of Balbec] / [Bo]rra Arch del. ; T. [Major sculp].

[The ruins of Balbec] / [Bo]rra Arch del. ; T. [Major sculp].

Print shows a panoramic view of the ruins of Baʻlabakk, with columns of the Temple of Jupiter (D), the Temple of Bacchus (E), and a river on the left, post-Roman Muslim Arab buildings on the right, and mountain... more

[The ruins of Balbec] / Borra Arch delin. ; T. Major sculp.

[The ruins of Balbec] / Borra Arch delin. ; T. Major sculp.

Print shows a view of the ruins at Baʻlabakk, with three men in conversation, two are holding long spears, in the left foreground among fragments of buildings, (A) on the left and (B) on the right, with the col... more

[The ruins of Balbec] / Borra Arch delin. ; T. Major sculp.

[The ruins of Balbec] / Borra Arch delin. ; T. Major sculp.

Print shows a view of the ruins at Baʻlabakk, with two men in conversation, one is holding a long spear, between the columns of the Temple of Jupiter (A) on the left and the Temple of Bacchus (B) on the right, ... more

[The ruins of Balbec] / Borra Arch delin. ; T. Major sculp.

[The ruins of Balbec] / Borra Arch delin. ; T. Major sculp.

Print shows a view of the ruins at Baʻlabakk, with two men holding long spears in the foreground among fragments of buildings, (A) on the left and (B) on the right, with the columns of the Temple of Jupiter (D)... more

Copy Major John Thornton's platt.

Copy Major John Thornton's platt.

Thomas Jefferson's copy of a 1718 survey by Francis Eppes of property at the junction of the Rivanna and Fluvanna Rivers. Gift; Janet Hall; Mar. 10 1995. Accompanied by manuscript letter and photo copy of verso... more

Major general John Sullivan

Major general John Sullivan

Print shows John Sullivan, half-length portrait, wearing military uniform, standing, facing right, holding spear in right hand, left hand on hip.

Major General Arnold Wounded Dec. 31-1775 at the attack of Quebec.

Major General Arnold Wounded Dec. 31-1775 at the attack of Quebec.

Benedict Arnold, full-length portrait, wearing uniform, standing, facing slightly right, gesturing with right hand.

Major General David Wooster

Major General David Wooster

Print shows David Wooster, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, wearing military uniform, holding pike in right hand, holding glove in left hand. Title from item. Illus. in: An impartial history of the ... more

Major gen'l. Joseph Warren - slain at the battle of Bunker's Hill June 17th 1775 / J. Norman sc.

Major gen'l. Joseph Warren - slain at the battle of Bunker's Hill June...

Print shows Joseph Warren, full-length portrait, standing, facing front, wearing military uniform, holding swagger stick and gesturing with right hand; the battle of Bunker Hill underway in the background.

Major Gen'l. Rich'd. Montgomery slain in storming Quebec Dec'b'r. 31st, 1775 / J. Norman sc.

Major Gen'l. Rich'd. Montgomery slain in storming Quebec Dec'b'r. 31st...

Print shows Richard Montgomery, full-length portrait, standing facing right, wearing military uniform, right hand on chest, holding baton in left hand.

The monument of Major André

The monument of Major André

Print shows a sarcophagus resting on a pedestal, on the top, Britannia weeping with the British lion, on the side, a tableau shows the capture of Major André.

Major general Baron Steuben / B.B.E.

Major general Baron Steuben / B.B.E.

Print shows Baron von Steuben, head-and-shoulders portrait, left profile; in oval.

Major André, von drey Americanern angehalten zu Tarrytown am 23ten Septembr 1780 / D. Chodowiecki inv. et del. ; D. Berger sculpsit 1784.

Major André, von drey Americanern angehalten zu Tarrytown am 23ten Sep...

Print shows Major John André being taken into custody by three men, John Paulding, Isaac Van Wart, and David Williams, near Tarrytown, New York, one of twelve scenes depicting the history of the American Revolution.

Major general Warren / J. Norman sc.

Major general Warren / J. Norman sc.

Print shows Joseph Warren, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front; in medallion.

Major John Andre, late Adjutant General of the British army in North America / Dodd delin. ; Cook sculp.

Major John Andre, late Adjutant General of the British army in North A...

John André, full-length portrait, facing right with left hand on hip, right hand holding sword, wearing military uniform in wilderness setting; in frame with floral banner.

Major Genl. Winfield Scott / Wood pinxt. ; Edwin sc.

Major Genl. Winfield Scott / Wood pinxt. ; Edwin sc.

Print shows Winfield Scott, half-length portrait, facing slightly right, holding sword at right side, left hand in coat, wearing military uniform. Winfield Scott was stationed in Buffalo during the invasion of ... more

Battle of Niagara from a sketch by Major Riddle / Strickland sc.

Battle of Niagara from a sketch by Major Riddle / Strickland sc.

Print shows an American infantry charge against British guns during the battle of Lundy's Lane on Lake Niagara, Ontario, July 25th, 1814.

Washington. [A] representation of the capture of the city of Washington, by the British forces under the command of Major Genl. Ross and Rear Adml. Sir I. Cockburn, August 24th 1814, wherein are shown, the fort and the flotilla

Washington. [A] representation of the capture of the city of Washingto...

Print shows British soldiers in the foreground and British ships on the Potomac River bombarding Washington, D.C., which appears atop a hill, with several buildings burning.

Proposals for publishing by subscription the life of Major General Andrew Jackson, comprising a full history of the late war in the south, from the commencement of the hostilities with the Creek Indians, to the defeat of the British before New O

Proposals for publishing by subscription the life of Major General And...

On verso: 2-90.244.20. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 174, Folder 4a.

Major Genl. Brown U.S. Army / J. Wood pinx. ; Gimbrede sc.

Major Genl. Brown U.S. Army / J. Wood pinx. ; Gimbrede sc.

Print shows Jacob Jennings Brown, half-length portrait, facing slightly left, wearing military uniform.

Battle of New Orleans and death of Major General Packenham [sic] on the 8th of January 1815 / West del. ; J. Yeager sc.

Battle of New Orleans and death of Major General Packenham [sic] on th...

Print shows the Battle of New Orleans from the British perspective, as British forces advance upon the earthworks or barricades from which the American forces, under the command of Andrew Jackson, repel the att... more

Le Valais / drawn by Major Cockburn ; engraved by R. Wallis.

Le Valais / drawn by Major Cockburn ; engraved by R. Wallis.

Illustration showing Swiss mountain scene with village.

Major General Andrew Jackson, President of the United States / painted by Thomas Sully ; engraved by James B. Longacre.

Major General Andrew Jackson, President of the United States / painted...

Andrew Jackson, half-length portrait, standing, facing left, leaning on horse.

Canis Major, Lepus, Columba Noachi & Cela Sculptoris / Sidy. Hall, sculpt.

Canis Major, Lepus, Columba Noachi & Cela Sculptoris / Sidy. Hall, scu...

Astronomical chart showing a dog, a rabbit, Noah's dove, and sculpting tools forming the constellations.

Leo Major and Leo Minor

Leo Major and Leo Minor

Astronomical chart showing two lions forming the constellation.

Ursa Major / Sidy. Hall, sculpt.

Ursa Major / Sidy. Hall, sculpt.

Astronomical chart showing a bear forming the constellation.

Major Genl. A. Macomb / T. Sully pinxt ; on stone Childs direx.

Major Genl. A. Macomb / T. Sully pinxt ; on stone Childs direx.

Print shows Alexander Macomb, half-length portrait, facing slightly right, with arms folded across chest, wearing military uniform.

Major Jack Downing! / from the Painting by J[oseph] T. Harris ; Lith of Endicott & Sons [New York].

Major Jack Downing! / from the Painting by J[oseph] T. Harris ; Lith o...

A portrait of a popular fictional political commentator of the 1830s, created by Seba Smith who wrote humorous essays and letters under his name. Smith's book "The Life and Writings of Major Jack Downing of Dow... more

The grand national caravan moving east. / drawn by Hassan Straightshanks, under the immediate Superintendence of Maj. Jack Downing.

The grand national caravan moving east. / drawn by Hassan Straightshan...

A burlesque parade, led by Andrew Jackson and satirizing various aspects of his administration. The procession moves from right to left. At its head is Jackson, seated on a horse with Martin Van Buren cross-le... more

Major general Philip Schuyler / painted by J. Trumbull ; engraved by T. Kelly.

Major general Philip Schuyler / painted by J. Trumbull ; engraved by T...

Print shows Philip Schuyler, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, wearing military uniform.

A map of part of Alabama & Florida, showing the route of the proposed Columbus & Pensacola Rail Road, accompanying the report of Major J. D. Graham, U.S. Topographical Engr. Feb. 6th, 1836; drawn chiefly from the original surveys in the Gen. Land Office at Washington by Wm. R. Palmer, U.S. Asst. Civil Engr.

A map of part of Alabama & Florida, showing the route of the proposed ...

Map of southern Alabama and part of western Florida showing roads, cities, and drainage. Scale ca. 1:800,000. At head of title: No. 1. From Letter from the Secretary of War. LC Railroad maps, 388 Description de... more

Major Joe Bunker's last parade, or the fix of a senator and his 700 independents

Major Joe Bunker's last parade, or the fix of a senator and his 700 in...

Democratic senator Nathaniel P. Tallmadge of New York was the leader of the conservative or pro-Bank Democrats. Here Clay satirizes Tallmadge's attempts to undermine party support for Van Buren's hard money fis... more

The new code of chivalry or what we would have done.  As approved by "The American:" For 1838

The new code of chivalry or what we would have done. As approved by "...

The second of two satires by Chambers on events surrounding the killing of Maine Congressman Jonathan Cilley by Kentucky Representative William J. Graves in a February 24, 1838, duel. (See also "Scene in Washin... more

[Major Gen'l. A. Macomb] / Chs. Fenderich del.

[Major Gen'l. A. Macomb] / Chs. Fenderich del.

Print showing Alexander Macomb, full-length portrait, wearing military uniform and holding sword, facing right, on horseback, with artillery troops in the background. Title from published source. Illus in: U.S.... more

On to the charge! Inscribed to the memory of Major Ringgold . . .

On to the charge! Inscribed to the memory of Major Ringgold . . .

An illustrated sheet music cover for a song memorializing one of the first heroes of the Mexican War, Maj. Samuel Ringgold. Zachary Taylor's innovative gunnery commander was fatally wounded in May 1846 during t... more

Burns and highland Mary / lith. & pub by Sarony & Major 136 Nassau St. cor. Bookman, N. York.

Burns and highland Mary / lith. & pub by Sarony & Major 136 Nassau St....

Print shows Robert Burns and Mary Campbell sitting in a woodland setting, holding hands, and kissing; includes eight lines of verse.

Major General Winfield Scott / engraved by T.B. Welch.

Major General Winfield Scott / engraved by T.B. Welch.

Print shows Winfield Scott, half-length portrait, facing slightly right, wearing military uniform.

One of the news-b'hoys / Lith. of Sarony & Major.

One of the news-b'hoys / Lith. of Sarony & Major.

Print shows newsboy in tattered clothing selling newspapers as two men fight in front of The Herald building.

Palo Alto Triumphant - Grand March...to the memory of the late Major Ringgold

Palo Alto Triumphant - Grand March...to the memory of the late Major R...

Music cover, illustrated with five scenes of teh Battle of Palo Alto, Mexico, May 8, 1846.

Zachary Taylor. Major general U.S. Army / A. Hoffmann.

Zachary Taylor. Major general U.S. Army / A. Hoffmann.

Print shows Zachary Taylor, half-length portrait, facing slightly right, wearing military uniform.

Self-inflating pillow

Self-inflating pillow

American general Gideon J. Pillow's self-promoting attempts to discredit Mexican War commander Gen. Winfield Scott are ridiculed in this portrayal of Scott puncturing "Polk's Patent" pillow. Pillow's efforts we... more

Maj. Theodore Winthrop, killed at Bulls Bluff

Maj. Theodore Winthrop, killed at Bulls Bluff

Maj. Theodore Winthrop, bust portrait, facing left.

Major Genl. Sir Henry Havelock, K.C.B. / Chas. Holl.

Major Genl. Sir Henry Havelock, K.C.B. / Chas. Holl.

Sir Henry Havelock, half-length portrait, facing left.

Grand funeral pageant at New York July 23, 1850, in honor of the memory of Major General Zachary Taylor 12th president of the United States / lith. and pub. by Geo. E. Leefe, 111 Nassau St., N.Y.

Grand funeral pageant at New York July 23, 1850, in honor of the memor...

Print showing funeral procession for Zachary Taylor, with coffin on elaborately decorated wagon, seen through curtains, perhaps on a stage; eagle above bears banner, "I have endeavored to do my duty."

This drawing is by Major John Andre of the British Army, when a prisoner, & living in my Fathers family in Lancaster, during the War of the Revolution

This drawing is by Major John Andre of the British Army, when a prison...

Print shows at top a dwelling in a country setting, possibly a farmhouse, with gate and fence in the foreground; includes text which tells about Major André, the origin of the drawing, and the context in which ... more

Discovery of the American contintent by Americus / Frank Bellews, del. ; lith. of Sarony & Major, New York.

Discovery of the American contintent by Americus / Frank Bellews, del....

Print shows Amerigo Vespucci and others greeting natives upon landing in the Americas.

Map and profile of the Sunbury route Susqua. Rail Road from the terminus of York & Cumberland Railway to Williamsport Pennsa. showing its connection with the great southern anthracite coal fields; 1st by the Dauphin & Susqa. Rail Road, 2d by the Lykins Valley Rail Road, 3d by the Treverton Rail Road, 4th by the Shamokin Rail Road, surveyed by Geo. P. Worcester, Civ. Engr. and the Williamsport and Elmira Route surveyed under the directions of Maj. Hartman Bache Topog. Engr. U.S.A., by Geo. P. Worcester Civ. Engr. for Balto. & Susqua. R.R.

Map and profile of the Sunbury route Susqua. Rail Road from the termin...

Map of Pennsylvania and parts of adjacent states showing the railroad network, cities, towns, railroad stations, canals, and coal fields.

Major Genl. Winfield Scott

Major Genl. Winfield Scott

After daguerreotypes by Franz Venino. Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 4251

Major Pipon, Royal Artillery

Major Pipon, Royal Artillery

Major Pipon, full-length portrait, facing front.

Colonel Airey & Major Hallewell

Colonel Airey & Major Hallewell

Two officers, one standing by horse, the other reclining on ground, with two attendants nearby.

Major Tinley, & officers of the 39th regiment

Major Tinley, & officers of the 39th regiment

Five officers, two mounted on horses, three standing, full-length portrait, facing front.

Major Burton, 5th Dragoon Guards

Major Burton, 5th Dragoon Guards

Adolphus Burton, full-length portrait, wearing uniform, seated on a horse.

Major Daniels & officers

Major Daniels & officers

Three officers of the 5th Dragoon Guards, two standing and one sitting on ground, facing front. Title transcribed from verso. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of: Roger Fenton Crimean War photograp... more

The honourable Major Cathcart, Dep. As. Adj. Gen. to the Light Division

The honourable Major Cathcart, Dep. As. Adj. Gen. to the Light Divisio...

Hon. Augustus Murray Cathcart, three-quarter length portrait, facing right, seated, hands resting on his sword. Title transcribed from verso. Purchase; Frances M. Fenton; 1944. Forms part of: Roger Fenton Crime... more

Brigadier McPherson & officers of the 4th Division Captain Higham [i.e., Heigham], 17th Regiment; Captain Earle, Major of Brigade; Captain Croker, 17th Regiment; Captain Swire; Captain McPherson.

Brigadier McPherson & officers of the 4th Division Captain Higham [i.e...

Brigadier Philip McPherson, CB., and captains Clement Henry John Heigham, William Henry Earle, (John L. or Edward) Croker, Roger Swire, and Philip McPherson, wearing uniform, posed next to tent.